Free webinars cover foreign tax credit and taxes for people working abroad

IRS Tax Tip 2019-133, September 25, 2019

IRS offers webinars to help small businesses and other employers answer their tax related questions. Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov anytime for a complete list of these webinars.

Below are the details about two of the agency’s upcoming webinars. These free one-hour webinars help taxpayers understand tax obligations for U.S. citizens working abroad and the Foreign Tax Credit:  

An Overview of the Foreign Tax Credit

Date: October 17, 2019, 2 p.m. ET
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This webinar will cover:

  • The effect of residency status on U.S. taxation.
  • Residency status under U.S. immigration law versus U.S. tax law.
  • How to determine an individual's residency status for U.S. tax purposes.
  • Special tax rules that apply to dual-status aliens.

Tax Obligations of U.S. Individuals Living and Working Abroad

Date: October 17, 2019, 11 a.m. ET
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This webinar will cover:

  • U.S. income tax obligations of U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad.
  • Requirements for claiming the foreign earned income exclusion.
  • Employment tax obligations of U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad.

Here are some additional details about both webinars:

  • Closed captioning is offered.
  • All participants who qualify will receive a certificate of completion. Tax pros can earn up to two Continuing Education Credits in the federal tax category.
  • People can also email questions to cl.sl.web.conference.team@irs.gov.
  • Attendees should log on at least 20 minutes before the start of the webinar. This will allow time for any system checks and trouble-shooting.

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